5 Trending Headlines—Castration & Dehorning Guidelines PLUS, Why Leasing Winter Pasture Pays

Burt Rutherford, Senior Editor

September 15, 2014

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It’s the age-old question—does it make sense to feed hay over the winter? Take a look at some research that shows leasing winter grazing may be a profitable alternative, plus research on cattle shrink and guidelines to help veterinarians and producers when castrating and dehorning cattle.


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About the Author(s)

Burt Rutherford

Senior Editor, BEEF Magazine

Burt Rutherford is director of content and senior editor of BEEF. He has nearly 40 years’ experience communicating about the beef industry. A Colorado native and graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in agricultural journalism, he now works from his home base in Colorado. He worked as communications director for the North American Limousin Foundation and editor of the Western Livestock Journal before spending 21 years as communications director for the Texas Cattle Feeders Association. He works to keep BEEF readers informed of trends and production practices to bolster the bottom line.

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